According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, it will be John Maine following Johan Santana and making the second start of the season. Maine will then be followed by Jon Niese, then Mike Pelfrey and finally Oliver Perez in the fifth spot. The move may simply be a reflection of the Mets concern about exhausting the bullpen by having Perez and Maine pitching on back to back days. Both are notorious for expending too many pitches […]
In a NY Post exclusive, Mike Puma sheds light on one Mets player who doesn’t sound too pleased with how the Mets are “babying” Jose Reyes. This anonymous player has his own thoughts on whether Jose Reyes should start on Opening Day. Just call this show “Everybody Loves Reyes.” Except that many Mets players aren’t laughing as the organization tries to decide whether Jose Reyes should be part of the team’s Opening Day roster. On […]
Here are few more 2010 MLB predictions, before we unveil all of our 2010 Mets predictions later today. Which MLB free agent will be the biggest bust in 2010? Jeff S. – John Lackey Dave L. – Kelvim Escobar Tom S. – Joel Pineiro Satish R. – Randy Wolf Michael B. – Joel Pineiro Rob S. – Jason Bay Brandyn C. – Ben Sheets Joe D. – John Lackey Which MLB free agent signing will […]
For the last few years, Tej and David, the geniuses behind Mets Prospect Hub, have provided our site with each night’s Mets Minor League Report. Their daily reports kept us abreast of the progress of every major and minor Mets prospect, as well as each minor league affiliate. And this year promises to be even better and feature more analysis. Long before Jeurys Familia, Kyle Allen and Kirk Nieuwenhuis became so familiar to Mets fans, we […]
Remember in the classic baseball movie Major League 2, when Charlie Sheen’s character, Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughn, had the hilarious habit of naming and re-naming each of the pitches in his arsenal? Including the new pitch he was working on that spring? Maybe Mike Pelfrey should consider naming his pitches beginning with his sinker, which I now dub ”The Stinker”. Once again Mike Pelfrey took the mound for his scheduled start, and much like his other four spring […]
Former Mets/Yankees superstar Dwight Gooden faces a litany of charges after crashing his car, evading the scene, while under the influence, and with a child seated in the back seat, last week. I’m empathetic towards Gooden, but hardly surprised. Gooden has battled demons his entire life, and it’s become more than evident baseball creates an environment where players are conditioned to face a lack of accountability, hampering their professional and personal lives forever. After testing positive […]
As we get ready for a brand new season of Major League Baseball, a few of us at MMO put together a list who we believe will be this season’s award winners. It’s something that we’ve been doing every year since 2006. Peering into their crystal balls this year will be Brandyn Cooper, Rob Silverman (Tie Dyed), Michael J. Branda (jessep), Jeff Spencer, Dave Landon (Retire 31), Satish Ram, Greg Pomes and of course myself. […]
I found it so laughable and typical that after almost an entire spring training without a peep from Jerry Manuel regarding Nelson Figueroa, Manuel chose yesterdays implosion on the mound from Figgy to reveal his intentions about the 35-year old right-hander. After a near perfect run this spring, you would think that Figueroa might have jeopardized his chances to secure a roster spot after allowing seven runs in 2 2/3 innings against the Marlins on Friday. Figgy called […]
Nice interview in the NY Post this morning with former Met and SNY Analyst Bobby Ojeda. Q: Based on the inconsistency Mike Pelfrey, Oliver Perez and John Maine have shown this spring training, do you think the Mets made a mistake not picking up another starter this offseason? A: I would have agreed with that statement last year. But this year, I honestly believe Mike Pelfrey will be better after last year’s experience. John Maine […]
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